Stefano has over 15 years of experience in interactive multimedia in Europe and the USA. He was a founder of HitCast Srl and was instrumental in defining product design and establishing an international distribution network. Prior to HitCast he worked for 10 years in the banking sector in Italy and the US. He has a BA in Economics from Bocconi University in Milan.
Silvano has over 25 years of experience in the software industry, initially as a Project Manager at CTC Olivetti and since 1986 as Chairman of HiT Internet Technologies. Silvano led HiT from an initial focus in publishing through expansion into manufacturing, banking, mobility and more. Silvano has an engineering degree from the University of Padova.
John has over 26 years of experience in Sales & Marketing Management in the Telco and ICT industry. In 2003 he joined Priority Telecom (now called UPC Business) when the company had a revenue of EUR 65 million and was losing EUR 13 million. As VP Sales, he reorganized the sales department and launched a new sales and marketing strategy. By the time he left in 2006, the company had a turnover of EUR 115 million and was making a profit of EUR 17 million. He then joined Polycom as country manager. The company had been in the Benelux market for 10 years generating revenues of EUR 5 million and under John’s leadership Polycom Benelux doubled its revenues in 12 months. He has a BA in Economics & Marketing from Zeeland College.
Jeff was most recently VP and CTO of a privately held manufacturing company. Prior to that he was co-founder of Immequire, an offshore BPO startup. He has over 20 years of sales, marketing and business performance improvement experience including sales and marketing for Oracle, and management consulting for both Booz Allen & Hamilton and Arthur Andersen. He has a BA with distinction from Stanford University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management where he was an F.C. Austin Scholar.
Paolo has been working in Information and Communication Technology since 1996. He has extensive experience in server application design and programming using multi-threading. Paolo has led the development of VeaMea and its foundation technologies since 2001.
Gian has unmatched experience on video-collaboration tools, audio and video encoding and decoding and session protocols, as well as wired and wireless video broadcast. Gian contributed to the development of the DVB (Digital Video Broadcasting) standard through the DVB Project’s working groups (particularly on DCMCC and MPE).
Jan Harmen Witzenburg
Jan Harmen is a financial specialist with broad international experience in corporate banking and investment banking. He has been CFO at the marketing company BST and Managing Director / Head of Corporate CLients Central and Eastern Europe at ING Bank. He is the founder and Managing Director of Bizzboost, aprovider of back office services for startups.